News | November 08, 2006

Bariatric Surgery Centers of Excellence Conference

Jan. 23-24, 2007, Las Vegas. Learn current best practices and invaluable strategies from the leaders of top bariatric centers. Hear unparalleled insights on how to:       
     • Achieve a competitive edge for your center by using a multidisciplinary assessment program          
     • Build and manage a Bariatric Center of Excellence in a rural area
     • Understand quality criteria from the health plan perspective, and approval requirements for reimbursement
     • Reduce length of stay, improve care delivery and promote team collaboration through proven clinical pathway protocols
     • Improve aftercare practices to meet the demands of Center ofExcellence designation
     • Increase patient satisfaction and overall program performance by developing an easy-to-understand sensitivity training handbook for staff
     • Understand distinct methods of collaborative rounding and evaluate each one’s impact on patient flow, patient satisfaction and length of stay
     • Meet the demands of overcrowding and increased patient volume
     • Implement screening tools to maximize staff and surgeon efficiency
     • Conduct a market analysis to realistically know your customers
     • Overcome insurance policy roadblocks and exclusions by better understanding documentation and the appeals process
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